MOSCOW, March 3 (RAPSI) – Moscow’s Tverskoy District Court on Wednesday fined  journalist and municipal lawmaker Ilya Azar 150,000 rubles ($2,000) for calls to participate in unauthorized rallies, RAPSI was told in the court’s press service.

He was found guilty of breaching the order of organizing a public rally.

According to the administrative protocol, in 2020, Azar wrote on his Facebook page a post calling to take part in an illegal action.